Recently support for the Columbia Township police and fire departments came through loud and clear.  In the August election, millages for both departments passed overwhelmingly.  The outcome neither increases or decreases the dollar amount that is applied to police and fire budgets, but keeps it on even keel.  Voters showed strong confidence by maintaining the current level of Township fire and police services.  

Police Chief Jay Niles and Fire Chief Scott Cota

At Monday night’s meeting of the Columbia Township Board, the two chiefs reported on their response to the Thursday morning storm, and its aftermath.  Each chief reported separately, and portions of their comments are joined together in this video.